Academy Youth Productions - ACADEMY OF MUSIC

Academy Youth Productions

September – October 2024

Music and Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman, Robert B. Sherman, Robert Lopez, Kristen Anderson-Lopez
Music Adapted & Arranged and Additional Music by Will Van Dyke
Book and Additional Lyrics by Cheryl Davis
  • Registration opens June 1st, 2024  
  • Ages 6 – 9 
  • Rehearsals Tuesdays & Thursdays 5pm – 7pm 
  • September 3rd – October 24th
  • Performance October 25th, 2024

Based on the stories by A. A. Milne and the 2011 Disney animated feature film, including songs by Frozen songwriting team Robert Lopez & Kristen Anderson-Lopez. This 30 minute musical about a silly ole bear and his friends in the Hundred Acre Wood has been adapted and created for young performers.

More Information will be shared prior to registration opening.


January – March 2025

Music and Orchestrations Adapted and Arranged by MYRNA CONN
Based on the 2003 Disney / Pixar film Finding Nemo written by Andrew Stanton, Bob Peterson,
David Reynolds and directed by Andrew Stanton
  • Registration opens September 1st, 2024  
  • Ages 9 – 15
  • Rehearsals January – March, 2025
  • Performs March 13th & 14th, 2025

This musical adaptation of the Disney Pixar animated feature film has a charming score by the Frozen song writing team, Robert Lopez & Kristen Anderson-Lopez. Originally a stage show performed in Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park, it’s now a 60 minute musical adapted for young performers!

More Information will be shared prior to registration opening.


Financial Aid

The Academy of Music Theatre offers two half-tuition scholarships per session (Summer, Fall, Winter, and Spring). If your family would like to apply for one of these scholarships, please visit the Financial Aid page on our website for more details.


We are working to develop more and new offerings for our youth program, and we want to hear from YOU! What kind of educational experiences for youth in the performing arts would you like to participate in and see happening in the Northampton area?

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DISNEY’S WINNIE THE POOH KIDS and DISNEY’S FINDING NEMO JR are presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).
All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.



If you have further questions please reach out to education director Kyle Lawrence at [email protected]